Anyone interested in the grim history of Social Darwinism in America, or debates over scientific racism and the sanctity of human life, will want to see this documentary.
Darwin-inspired racism was the consensus science of its day. Speaking out against it would have made you a crank and a science-denier.
Of course, there’s a page on the subject, and you guessed it, they deceptively minimize the theme of eugenics and racism in the book.
Thomas Hills argues that we will accord human-style rights to robots because we will come to empathize with them.
Pinker is right that we should formulate our ideas based on evidence, not bias and preconceptions.